The Smiths’ Andy Rourke announces fourth Versus Cancer gig line-up

Names announced for Manchester charity show

The annual Versus Cancer charity gig organised by Andy Rourke of The Smiths is set to return this December.

The show will take place at MEN Arena in Manchester on December 12, and is set to feature JamesTim Booth, Jim Glennie and Larry Gott and New Order‘s Peter Hook alongside Rourke and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra & Joe Duddell.

More names are expected to be added to the bill soon. Proceeds from the gig will go to local cancer charities in Manchester. See for more information.

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